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Re: non-versioned files in repository

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-08-07 15:52:49 CEST

On Aug 7, 2006, at 10:28, mortee wrote:

> Is it possible, in the current (or planned future) version of SVN
> to have some files - selectively based on mime type, filename
> pattern or directory - not-versioned in the repository? I mean when
> those specified files are committed, the previous version to be
> simply discarded and overwritten, just like on a regular file
> server. For the other files, usual versioning should take place.
> I'm considering using SVN as a document management system, and we
> want some files in the repository to be non-versioned but yet
> shared in the same tree with other, versioned files. I mean items
> like CD images attached to articles and stuff like that. We intend
> this primarily to achieve economic disk space usage - but also for
> some files it might be explicitely desired previous versions to be
> NOT available.

No, Subversion offers no such feature. The standard recommendation is
to use some other file share (Samba, NFS, AppleShare, whatever) for

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